Sunday, June 20, 2010 Maritime News

Bollinger Delivers 60K BBL Tank Barge to Bouchard

Jun 20, 2010

Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered Bollinger hull # 561, B. No. 264, a double hull 60,000 BBL

United Shipbuilding and Alcoa Sign MOU

Jun 20, 2010

Alcoa Chairman and CEO Klaus Kleinfeld and United Shipbuilding Corporation President Roman Trotsenko, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the companies

Thoma-Sea Shipyards Receives US Navy Contract

Jun 20, 2010

Thoma-Sea Ship Builders, LLC of Lockport, La, announced that the U.S. Navy has chosen the company to build a Catamaran Hull Hydrographic Survey Vessel. This vessel

First European Jail Sentences for Somali Pirates

Jun 20, 2010

It has been reported that the five Somali pirates recently tried by the Rotterdam courts for the failed hijack of the Sananyolu, have been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment.

Streamlined System Sought to Put Vessels to Work on Spill Clean-Up

Jun 20, 2010

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has proposed to BP and the U.S. Coast Guard that they create a smooth, efficient system to be sure vessel owners

Study Favorable for N.J. Offshore Wind Farms

Jun 20, 2010

A June 19 report from The Philadelphia Inquirer said preliminary results of a two-year study just released by the state Department of Environmental Protection reported

BP Has Paid Out Less Than 12% of Claims

Jun 20, 2010

According to a June 18 report from DailyFinance.com, two months since the BP platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil company has paid out less than 12% of the claims filed,

Devon Sells Panyu Field to China

Jun 20, 2010

Devon Energy Corporation, a U.S.-based oil and gas exploration, development and production company, sold its producing Panyu field located offshore China to China National Offshore Oil Corporation.

BP Relied on Cheaper Wells

Jun 20, 2010

According to a Wall Street Journal analysis of federal data and a June 19 report from the publication, in recent years BP used a well design that has been called

Foreign Help with Gulf Oil Spill Comes with Price Tag

Jun 20, 2010

According to a June 19 report from the Associate Press, at least 22 nations have offered oil-collecting skimmers, boom, technical experts and more to help the U.

Methane from Leaking Well Threaten Sea Life

Jun 20, 2010

According to a June 19 report from the Associate Press vast amounts of natural gas contained in crude escaping from the blown well could pose a serious threat to

Tar Balls Reach Farther Down Florida Coast

Jun 20, 2010

According to a June 19 report from the Associate Press, tar balls washed up on Destin, Fort Walton and Panama City Beach, the farthest east the oil has been reported in the Sunshine State.

Offshore Support Businesses Feel Moratorium Pinch

Jun 20, 2010

According to a June 19 report from the Houston Chronicle, hundreds of Houston companies that provide specialized equipment and services to the offshore oil and

This Day in Coast Guard History – June 21

Jun 20, 2010

1944-Cutters 83415 and 83477 assigned to Rescue Flotilla One wrecked off coast of Normandy, France during a storm - no lives were lost.  This is the storm that

This Day in Naval History – June 21

Jun 20, 2010

1898 - USS Charleston captures island of Guam from Spain 1945 - Okinawa declared secure after most costly naval campaign in history. U.S. had 30 ships sunk and 223 damaged,

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